On May 1st Bear Den 1 from Cub Scout Pack 475, sponsored by Guilford Lakes School, cleaned up a section of salt marsh conserved by the land trust. Together they managed to gather a sizable array of trash and debris which was then taken away for proper disposal.
This charming view of the “Soundview” area of town will forever be protected due to the Guilford Land Conservation Trust’s foresight to buy the property for a future purchase by the DEP.
The quotation was taken from an article by Linda Abrahamsson that appeared in the Guilford Courier, published by Shore Publishing on May 13, 2010.
In 2009 the land trust purchased the 45-acre property known as Soundview as a way of ensuring its interim protection until the Connecticut Department of Environment was able secure federal grant funding. To read the full story, click here.
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Check out the blog Olmsted Irregulars which features a weekly post of thoughts, comments and reflections from the past seven days by Ted Mankovich. Ted is a GLCT board member and an active volunteer leading walks, and participating in work parties.
To read the full article, click here. Peter Marteka Nature’s Path & Way To Go February 12, 2010
“When I picture a “wolf” tree, I imagine a huge maple or a towering oak with sprawling branches taking over a patch of forest while saplings cower beneath it. A “wolf” American tulip tree, a tree that grows as straight as a ship’s mast, was a little harder to imagine — until I visited one in the Guilford Land Conservation Trust’s East River Woodlands on the border of Guilford and Madison.”